This web site is intended to give you a sense of the community. In the section entitled “Business” you will find our building statistics – as an indication of our continued growth; our most recent annual report – citing local as well as national (Statistics Canada) statistics; plus additional information regarding the Clarington business community.
“The Board of Trade shall serve to be the voice of the Clarington business community on general issues and events that have an impact on them. The Board of Trade shall also provide a forum for the business community to develop programs, policies and opportunities that are intended to maintain and improve trade and commerce within the Municipality of Clarington.”
“purpose of promoting and improving the economic welfare by providing support services to the business community in Durham Region.”
Providing accurate and timely information on programs, services and regulations to Ontario businesses in collaboration with our federal, provincial and non-governmental partners.
The COBSC is jointly managed by Industry Canada and the Ontario Ministry of Consumer and Business Services.
The Ministry of Consumer and Business Services offers an array of services to help small businesses operate and build capacity.
The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) oversees Ontario’s workplace safety education and training system, provides disability benefits, monitors the quality of health care, and assists in early and safe return to work.
BDC is a financial institution wholly owned by the government of Canada. BDC plays a leadership role in delivering financial and consulting services to Canadian small business, with a particular focus on technology and exporting.
BusinessGateway.ca is designed to provide easy access to relevant, frequently used services and information offered by the federal, provincial and territorial governments. The site organizes key information into 10 subjects that make sense to business.
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) administers:
- tax laws for the Government of Canada and for most provinces and territories; and
- various social and economic benefit and incentive programs delivered through the tax system.
ImportSource.ca provides information to help you navigate each stage of the importing process, from getting started to clearing your goods through customs.
Business Name Registration and Information
Customer Service Centre Self-Help Office
Canada-Ontario Business Service Centre
Retail Sales Tax (RST)
Employer Health Tax (EHT)
Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB)
Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA)
Government Information Centre
Ministry of Labour Employment Standards Branch